Emerging Issues in Occupational and Environmental Health Conference

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Join us for UT Health Science Center’s Emerging Issues Conference. If you have questions about the conference, call (903) 877-5919.

WHEN: Friday, June 22, 2018

WHERE: UT Health Science Center, Louise and Joseph Z. Ornelas Academic Amphitheater

Grand Rounds Speaker

Dr. Peter HotezPeter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.
Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX






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Schedule

7:30 a.m.


Registration & Continental Breakfast

7:50 a.m.


Welcome and Introductions

8:00 a.m.


Opioids & the Workplace: Use, Abuse, Safety Concerns, & Ethical Issues (Ethics Credits for Doctors)
Speaker: Carl David Rowlett, M.D., M.S.
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9:00 a.m.


Occupational Hazards in the Use of Chemotherapeutic Agents
Speaker: Elizabeth Frenzel, M.D., MPH
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9:45 a.m.


Break

10:00 a.m.


Workplace Violence
Speaker: Robert Wieck, D.O.
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10:45 a.m.


Workers’ Compensation Case Management
Speaker: Edward Bernacki, M.D., MPH
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11:30 a.m.


Lunch Served

12:00 p.m.



1:00 p.m.


Afternoon Break

1:15 p.m.


Medical Evaluation for Respirator Use / Fitness to Return to Work
Speaker: Robert Bourgeois, M.D., MPH
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2:00 p.m.


Preparing for International Travel
Speaker: Donald Herip, M.D., MPH
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2:45 p.m.


Occupational Health Issues in Infection Prevention in the Healthcare Setting
Speaker: Sumeet Batra, M.D., MPHD
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3:30 p.m.


Conference Conclusion, Certificates Issued

Credits

ETHICS: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler has designated this conference for 1.0 hour of education in medical ethics and or professional responsibility.

CME: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To obtain 6.5 contact hours, you must sign in, attend the entire activity, and complete the evaluation tool.

MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION CREDIT:
Maintenance of Certification credit will be requested from the ABPM. Physicians desiring MOC credit will be required to complete a post-conference survey.






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Conference Directors

SHAADI KHADEMI, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor, Occupational Health Sciences
UT Health Science Center

PAUL ROUNTREE, M.D.
Interim Chair and Professor, Occupational Health Sciences
UT Health Science Center

Conference Faculty

SUMEET BATRA, M.D., MPH
Medical Director, Occupational Health Services
Cook Children’s Health Care System
Fort Worth, Texas

EDWARD BERNACKI, M.D., MPH
Professor, Population Health
Executive Director of Health Solutions
UT Austin Dell Medical School | Austin, Texas

ROBERT BOURGEOIS, M.D., MPH
Medical Director
Bourgeois Medical Clinic
Baton Rouge/Morgan City, Louisiana

ELIZABETH FRENZEL, M.D., MPH
Director, Employee Health and Wellbeing
Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases,
Infection Control, and Employee Health
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center | Houston, Texas

DONALD HERIP, M.D., MPH
Formerly: Medical Director of Occupational Medicine
University of Arizona College of Medicine | Tucson, Arizona

PETER HOTEZ, M.D., Ph.D.
Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology
Endowed Chair in Tropical Pediatrics
Texas Children’s Hospital | Houston, Texas

C. DAVID ROWLETT, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Occupational Health Sciences
UT Health Science Center | Tyler, Texas

ROBERT WIECK, D.O.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
UT Health Science Center | Tyler, Texas





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Directions to UT Health Science Center

Getting Around UT Health Science Center

The conference will be in the Louise and Joseph Z. Ornelas Academic Amphitheater, which is on the 3rd floor of the Academic Center (Zone G in the map below).

Lodging

Hotel reservations at Staybridge Suites can be made by calling (903) 566-1100.




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Registration Form

If you are a medical professional, please complete the following form to register and pay online for the UT Health Science Center Emerging Issues Conference, Friday, June 22, 2018.






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